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  •  And somewhere out there, (3+ / 0-)
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    ruleoflaw, nomandates, exterris

    on the German side in that terrible war, serving as an advanced scout, was Ludvig Wittgenstein . . .

    Thank you, ruleoflaw!

    •  The connection may be closer than we know. (3+ / 0-)
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      nomandates, exterris, Creosote

      Vinzenz was a "Jäger". Scouting was one of the jobs often assigned to Jäger troops. The funeral card gives the information that he was a Sergeant (Unteroffizier) of Company #9, 80th Reserve Infantry Regiment.

      I started with nothing and still have most of it left. - Seasick Steve

      by ruleoflaw on Mon Mar 04, 2013 at 04:55:54 AM PST

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